About Saint Peter’s

Transformative. Affordable. Careers.

What happens when you put one of the world’s greatest teaching organizations next to one of the greatest cities in the world? You get Saint Peter’s University, a Jesuit institution of higher education just minutes from New York City, a global center of culture, entertainment, business, and, most importantly, opportunity.

Proven Excellence

2019 Regional Universities North

2019 Highest-Ranked for “Best Value” in New Jersey and 12th Overall

#1 in Nation for Transformation

2019 Regional Universities North

Saint Peter’s University ranked #81 in Regional Universities North Category in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

2019 Highest-Ranked for “Best Value” in New Jersey and 12th Overall

Saint Peter’s University ranked highest in New Jersey and 12th overall for Best Value in the Regional Universities North Category in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

#1 in Nation for Transformation

Saint Peter’s University was named first among institutions across the nation as the recipient of the 2018 ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. The American Council on Education (ACE) award recognizes institutions that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways and achieved dramatic changes in a relatively brief period.


World-class career prep

Your first step toward the career of your dreams.

With a 91% job placement rate and graduates exceeding the national average for starting salaries, Saint Peter’s will put you on the path to success—now and for your lifetime.

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Corporate and Non-Profit Partners

65%

Seniors with Internships

91%

Job Placement Rate


Jesuit Tradition

Preparing for more than just a career.

Saint Peter’s University students come to earn a degree but leave with so much more. Our Jesuit-based education will inspire you to be a caring, contributing member of society.


We are #JesuitEducated

Saint Peter’s is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the only one in New Jersey. For more than 450 years, Jesuit institutions have graduated some of the most influential people in history.

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Jesuit Identity


Rigorous Academics

A path for every passion.

Saint Peter’s University has been unwaveringly focused on rigorous academics since 1872. We are proud of the individual attention we can provide to help you discover who you are and where you want to go in life.

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Undergraduate Programs

13

Graduate Programs

118

Full-time Faculty Members


Division I Athletics

Experience Peacock pride.

There’s a lot to cheer about at Saint Peter’s University. With 19 intercollegiate sports, we’re one of 11 NCAA Division I universities in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

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Ideal Location

12 minutes from downtown Manhattan.

Saint Peter’s University is just a 12-minute train ride from the heart of the most exciting city in the world—New York City! Gallery openings, parks, museums, shops, shows, iconic landmarks, and sports are right at our doorstep.


Our Community

Connections that last a lifetime.

The Saint Peter’s student body is made up of a diverse community of individuals who learn, live and thrive together, both inside and outside the classroom. Realize your full potential in a family-like atmosphere and forge connections that last a lifetime.

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Student Organizations

35

Countries of Student Origin

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Active Alumni


Our Legacy

The Saint Peter’s Mission

Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment.